Lewisham Victoria Cross

Below is a list of the recipients of the Victoria Cross with links to the London Borough of Lewisham Area
By wars:

Boer War (1)

Hook, Alfred Henry or Harry ( 1850 - 1905) 24th Regiment( South Wales Borderers ) Lived Sydenham Hill

Boer War (2)

Engleheart, Henry William (1863 - 1939) 10th Hussars Born Blackheath

WW1

Coffin, Clifford (1870 - 1959) Corps of Royal Engineers comd 25th Infantry Brigade Born Blackheath
Evans, George (1876 - 1937) 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment Lived in Sydenham
Harvey, Francis John (1873 - 1916) Royal Marine Light Infantry Born Sydenham
Godley, Sidney Frank (1889 - 1957) The Royal Fusiliers Lived in Lewisham
Jerrard, Alan (1897 - 1968) 66 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps Born Lewisham
Lynn, John (1887 - 1915) Lancashire Fusiliers Born Forest Hill
Mellish, Edward Noel or Noel Rev (1880 - 1962) The Royal Fusiliers, Chaplin Vicar of St. Mark‘s Lewisham
Stone, Walter Napleton (1891 - 1917) 3d Bn, Royal Fusiliers Born Blackheath

WW2

Campbell, Gordon (1888 - 1953) Royal Navy Lived in Sydenham
Gardner, Philip John or Pip (1914 - 2003) 4th Royal Tank Regiment Born in Sydenham
Horwood, Alec George (1914 - 1944) Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment att'd 1st Bn, Northampshire Regiment Born Deptford
Knowland, George Arthur (1922 - 1945) Royal Norfolk Regiment Born Catford

By Surname

Campbell, Gordon (1888 - 1953) Royal Navy Lived in Sydenham WW2
Coffin, Clifford (1870 - 1959) Corps of Royal Engineers comd 25th Infantry Brigade Born Blackheath WW1
Engleheart, Henry William (1863 - 1939) 10th Hussars Born Blackheath Boer War (2)
Evans, George (1876 - 1937) 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment Lived in Sydenham WW1
Gardner, Philip John or Pip (1914 - 2003) 4th Royal Tank Regiment Born in Sydenham WW2
Harvey, Francis John (1873 - 1916) Royal Marine Light Infantry Born Sydenham WW1
Hook, Alfred Henry or Harry (1850 - 1905) 24th Regiment( South Wales Borderers ) Lived Sydenham Hill Boer War
Horwood, Alec George (1914 - 1944) Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment att'd 1st Bn, Northampshire Regiment Born Deptford WW2
Godley, Sidney Frank (1889 - 1957) The Royal Fusiliers Lived in Lewisham WW1
Jerrard, Alan (1897 - 1968) 66 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps Born Lewisham WW1
Knowland, George Arthur (1922 - 1945) Royal Norfolk Regiment Born Catford WW2
Lynn, John (1887 - 1915) Lancashire Fusiliers Born Forest Hill WW1
Mellish, Edward Noel or Noel Rev (1880 - 1962) The Royal Fusiliers, Chaplin Vicar of St. Mark`s Lewisham WW1
Stone, Walter Napleton (1891 - 1917) 3d Bn, Royal Fusiliers Born Blackheath WW1
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